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Revolution, plotting, disgrace: The Betrayal of the Duchess is a dramatic account of the Duchesse de Berry's quest to restore the Bourbon Dynasty. Historian Maurice Samuels delves into the characters of the spirited, cross-dressing Duchess, and the trusted advisor who ultimately betrayed her and sparked a national tirade of anti-semitism.
The Betrayal of the Duchess, Maurice Samuels, Basic Books, $32 (ships to the UK)